Re: dell_rbu driver depends on x86
From: Dave Jones
Date: Sat Nov 19 2005 - 01:17:48 EST
On Fri, Nov 18, 2005 at 10:01:44PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Dave Jones <davej@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > This driver only appears on IA32 & EM64T boxes.
> > Signed-off-by: Dave Jones <davej@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > --- linux-2.6.14/drivers/firmware/Kconfig~ 2005-11-14 19:23:45.000000000 -0500
> > +++ linux-2.6.14/drivers/firmware/Kconfig 2005-11-14 19:24:18.000000000 -0500
> > @@ -60,6 +60,7 @@ config EFI_PCDP
> > config DELL_RBU
> > tristate "BIOS update support for DELL systems via sysfs"
> > + depends on X86
> > select FW_LOADER
> > help
> > Say m if you want to have the option of updating the BIOS for your
> Does it not compile on other architectures? If it does, there's an
> argument for leaving it there, for compile coverage.
If this were a "only works on non-x86" driver, I'd agree, but
x86 drivers probably get way more coverage than any arch already,
so I don't we really gain much by having this available on
archs that can't run it.
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